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2016
Hard times give rise to greater demand for protection, but also amplify the negative consequences of such defections, given the risk of drawing retaliation from abroad that could worsen economic conditions. International trade rules include provisions ...
2016
We put forward a framework to evaluate the potential impact of international competition on firm performance, and we highlight two points. First, it is important to consider effects on productive efficiency and market power in an integrated framework. ...
John Londregan
2016
A vast literature on international trade predicts that political institutions affect both the choice of trade partners (extensive margin) and trade volumes (intensive margin). Yet most analyses ignore the former margin, while their estimates of the latter ...
John Londregan
2016
Do trading partners’ political institutions matter in international trade? In answering this question, researchers typically relate aggregate measures of institutional structure with total volumes of bilateral trade, while pairs that do not trade are ...
2015
The multilateral trade regime has significantly evolved in both depth of policy commitments among WTO members and breadth of membership. As members deepened policy commitments toward each other, total membership simultaneously expanded from 23 countries ...